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How to identify unicorn founders when they're still early-stage

23 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

Johan Brenner Contributor Share on Twitter Johan Brenner , general partner at Creandum , early backer of iZettle, Klarna, Trade Republic, Vivino, Neo4J and many more. As an...
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Americans are traveling and dining almost as much now as before the pandemic, AmEx CEO says

Americans are traveling and dining almost as much now as before the pandemic, AmEx CEO says

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Americans are dining out and traveling again. Spending for both are nearing pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels, Steve Squeri, American Express CEO, told CNBC's...
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Tech antitrust crusader Lina Khan is confirmed as FTC commissioner

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   3 articles

The Senate confirmed big tech critic and prominent antitrust scholar Lina Khan as FTC Commissioner Tuesday , signaling a new era of scrutiny for the tech industry. Khan was...
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Brad Inman calls for bold leadership on pocket listings, NIMBYism

1 hour ago   |   Inman

During a speech kicking off Inman Connect, Inman said that the industry has evolved quickly during difficult times, but needs bold leadership to overcome challenges that are...
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Elisity raises $26M Series A to scale its AI cybersecurity platform

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

Elisity , a self-styled innovator that provides behavior-based enterprise cybersecurity, has raised $26 million in Series A funding. The funding round was co-led by Two Bear...
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McKinsey: AI Will Be ‘Ubiquitous' in Insurance Industry

2 hours ago   |   A.M. Best

The most successful insurers will incorporate artificial intelligence into every aspect of their business, said Doug McElhaney, partner, McKinsey's insurance practice. View the...
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Apple Watch accessory maker Wristcam raises $25M

2 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Last week word got out that Facebook was taking another big step into first-party hardware with the planned launch of its own smartwatch. The most intriguing part of the report...
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Can 3D Printing Help Solve Our Chip Shortage?

2 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

Whole new chip fabs will be required to keep up with growing industry demand. But to attack the current shortage, debottlenecking existing processes is critical. Additive...
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Best's Special Report: Hedge Funds Remain an Option for Some Insurers

2 hours ago   |   A.M. Best

In 2020, the life/annuity and property/casualty insurance segments increased their exposures to hedge funds, leading to an overall 6% increase in insurance industry...
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Autonomous delivery startup Nuro moves into logistics with FedEx

2 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Nuro, the autonomous delivery startup founded in 2016 by former Google engineers Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu, is expanding into parcel logistics through a partnership with...
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The White House is giving bipartisan infrastructure negotiations until the...

The White House is giving bipartisan infrastructure negotiations until the end of June even as progressive opposition swells

Summary List Placement White House officials are indicating to congressional Democrats that they're giving bipartisan infrastructure negotiations until the end of June before... Read more ...

The Latest: US death toll surpasses 600,000 from coronavirus

The Latest: US death toll surpasses 600,000 from coronavirus

NEW YORK - The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 has topped 600,000 as the vaccination drive has decreased daily cases and deaths. Read more ...

Lumber prices continue to slide as pandemic-driven boom wanes

Lumber prices continue to slide as pandemic-driven boom wanes

Summary List Placement Lumber prices slid again on Tuesday as the pandemic-driven boom in the commodity continues to wane. Specifically, lumber futures fell as low as $944 per... Read more ...

Kevin McCarthy won't let go of the GOP's smear campaign against Ilhan Omar...

Kevin McCarthy won't let go of the GOP's smear campaign against Ilhan Omar, but Democrats have moved on

Summary List Placement House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is calling for Rep. Ilhan Omar's removal from the House Foreign Affairs Committee as Republicans continue to... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs says it is seeing a "superbloom" of M&A activity as...

Goldman Sachs says it is seeing a "superbloom" of M&A activity as corporations rethink their businesses after the pandemic

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs' global head of M&A structuring, David Dubner, said in a " Daily Check-In " interview on Monday that he is seeing a "Superbloom" of mergers... Read more ...

The Latest: EU leaders back Biden on response to Russia

The Latest: EU leaders back Biden on response to Russia

The Latest on U.S. President Joe Biden's trip to Europe: Read more ...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately...

New York lifts 'virtually all' COVID-19 restrictions effective immediately, Gov. Cuomo announces

Summary List Placement Coming out to a standing ovation in Manhattan's One World Trade Center, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that because the state hit his required... Read more ...

The Latest: Blood sample study: Virus in US by December 2019

The Latest: Blood sample study: Virus in US by December 2019

NEW YORK - A new analysis of blood samples from 24,000 Americans taken in early 2020 is the latest and largest study to suggest the coronavirus arrived in the U.S. in December... Read more ...

AMC short sellers just lost $512 million in a single day as the stock spiked...

AMC short sellers just lost $512 million in a single day as the stock spiked once again

Summary List Placement Short-sellers betting against meme stock AMC Entertainment lost $512 million on Monday when the movie theater chain rallied 15%, according to Reuters... Read more ...

MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, citing wealth gap, donates $2.7 billion

MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist known for her impromptu multi-billion dollar donations to charities and racial equity causes, announced Tuesday that she has... Read more ...